22,000 pasta passes went on sale at 2 p.m. ET on Thursday. According to Olive Garden, all passes had been claimed by guests in less than one second.
For $US100, the pasta passes provide eight weeks of unlimited pasta, soup or salad, and breadsticks. That’s one week longer than last year’s seven-week endless pasta extravaganza.
The chain’s 50 “Pasta Passport to Italy” also sold out almost immediately. For $US200, the recipients of the pasta passport will receive an eight-day, seven-night, all-inclusive trip to Italy for two — plus their eight-week pasta pass.
People who were lucky enough to refresh PastaPass.com at the exact right moment are already sharing their success on Twitter.
Other people had only sob stories to share:
The pasta passes will give recipients access to the “Never Ending Pasta Bowl” from September 25 to November 19.
my #pastapass #pastapassport story: in the waiting room for the trip, said sold out at 2:22, then joined pass waiting room, sold out 2:30 pic.twitter.com/ShNvisIen2
— James Draper (@james_draper) September 14, 2017
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